Daniel D. Matthews

Partner

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Dan is the author of the
Bloomberg BNA Portfolio
The Delaware Corporation:
Legal Aspects of Organization
and Operation.

Dan advises public and private corporations on a wide range of Delaware corporate law matters, including corporate governance issues as well as the Delaware aspects of corporate transactions.  Dan’s work involves a variety of complex transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, preferred stock investments and other financing transactions, as well as counseling boards of directors and committees of independent directors on their fiduciary duties.  Dan also provides formal legal opinions on issues involving Delaware corporate law. 

In addition, Dan counsels corporations on the technical requirements of the Delaware General Corporation Law (“DGCL”).  Drawing on that experience, Dan has guided hundreds of corporations through Delaware’s statutory ratification process under Section 204 of the DGCL and has provided corporate related advice in several of the key cases involving application of Delaware’s validation procedures before the Court of Chancery under Section 205 of the DGCL. 

A frequent writer on Delaware corporate law, Dan is the lead editor of the treatise Drexler, Black and Sparks, Delaware Corporation Law and Practice and is the author of the Bloomberg BNA Corporate Practice Series Portfolio The Delaware Corporation: Legal Aspects of Organization and Operation.

Professional Activities

  • American Bar Association (Business Law Section)
  • Delaware State Bar Association
  • Society for Corporate Governance

News

Morris Nichols Promotes Kate Betterly, Brian Egan, Michael Flynn and Dan Matthews to Partner

Wilmington, DE (December 26, 2017) – Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP is pleased to announce that Kate Betterly, Brian Egan, Michael Flynn and Dan Matthews will become partners, effective January 1, 2018.  “We are thrilled that these outstanding attorneys will be partners at Morris Nichols, and we congratulate them on reaching this... Continue Reading

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